Wine, the Vine, and the Cellar
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864 - Viticulture - 540 pages
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Page 121 - The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again. The plants suck in the earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair.
Page 73 - ... which was not a little defiled with the presents of the Queen, which had been bestowed on his garments ; such as wine, cream, jelly, beverage, cakes, spices, and other good matters. The entertainment and show went forward, and most of the presenters went backward or fell down ; wine did so occupy their upper chambers.
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